The 2015 Solheim Cup begins on Friday at Golf Club St. Leon Rot in Germany with 24 of the world’s best golfers representing their countries at the 14th staging of the event. The bienniel event began in 1990 with the United States holding an 8-5 overall advantage in Solheim Cup competition despite two consecutive losses. European Captain Carin Koch leads Team Europe in their quest for a third-consecutive Solheim Cup victory over Team USA and their 2015 captain, Juli Inkster.
Former Razorback Stacy Lewis is making her third Solheim Cup appearance. Selection to the team is based on a season-long points system. To learn more about Lewis, see the box below.
Stacy Lewis will look to improve her Solheim Cup record in her third appearance for Team U.S.A. Lewis paired well with Paula Creamer during the 2013 matches. The duo went as many as 4 up on Azahara Munoz and Karine Icher during the Saturday morning foursomes before the Europeans fought back to square the match heading to 18 where Lewis and Creamer won 1 up.